Gabriel Iglesias is a popular American actor who is also comically known as “Fluffy”. He has acted in many movies and is also a producer, comedian, and writer. Iglesias also does voice acting and has voiced in several films. From 2011 to 2014, he was the star, creator, executive producer, and writer of ‘Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution’. He has been present in his career for over two decades. Let’s find out more about Gabriel Iglesias’s net worth in 2018.
Gabriel Iglesias Early Life
Gabriel Jesus Iglecias, pronounced as Gabriel Jesus Iglesias is the son of Esther P. Mendez and Jesus Iglesias. He was born in California’s San Diego on July 15, 1976.
He went to Woodrow Wilson Classical High School and grew up in many cities including Santa Ana, Baldwin Park, Compton, and Riverside. He spent most of his youth in Long Beach.
Iglesias weighed 445 pounds and was informed by the doctors that this could be fatal. By doing Diamond Dallas Page Yoga and cutting carbohydrate from his diet, he lost above 100 pounds.
He has Type II Diabetes and lives in Whittier, California. Gabriel Iglesias is presently single. But, he was in a relationship with Claudia Valdez.
Gabriel Iglesias Career, Awards & Achievement
Gabriel Iglesias started his career by working in a Los Angeles based cell phone company. Soon after that, he ventured into comedy. During that, he lost his car and home. In 2000, he appeared on the television show ‘All That’. A year later, he performed for Comedy Central Presents.
From 2006 to 2008, Iglesias was seen as Guaca in ‘The Emperor’s New School’. He was also the host of ‘Live at Gotham’ in 2007. Prior to that, he was a contestant on ‘Last Comic Standing’. He has also performed for ‘Just for Laughs’. From 2011 to 2014, he was in his own show, ‘Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution’.
He has a recurring role in the TV show ‘Cristela’ in 2014. Iglesias was also seen in the reality TV series ‘Fluffy Breaks Even’ in 2015. He has guest appeared in a show like WWE SmackDown, Narcos, Family Guy, Premium Blend, and My Wife and Kids.
In films, Gabriel Iglesias was seen as Tobias in ‘Magic Mike’. He has also appeared in ‘A Haunted House 2’, ‘Days of Santiago’, and ‘The Surfer King’.
Additionally, he has voiced in films like ‘Norm of the North’, ‘The Nut Job’, ‘Planes’, ‘The Book of Life’, ‘El Americano: The Movie’, ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’, and ‘Coco’. In 2018, he voiced the films ‘Show Dogs’ and ‘Blazing Samurai’.
Awards & Achievements
In 2012, Gabriel Iglesias received the Beacon of H.O.P.E. Award from Operation H.O.P.E. He has also received the key to the city of El Paso and several other awards from El Paso. In 2012, the actor was nominated for the ALMA Award in the category of Favorite TV Reality, Variety, or Comedy Personality or Act.
Net Worth of Gabriel Iglesias
Gabriel Iglesias’s estimated net worth is more than $33 million. Apart from acting and stand-up comedy, he has also released three albums, ‘Hot and Fluffy’, ‘We Luv Fluffy’, and ‘Aloha Fluffy’. He has appeared in many movies and TV shows and has also voiced in many films. In 2014, Gabriel Iglesias starred in the stand-up comedy film ‘The Fluffy Movie’. He has also appeared in the short film known as ‘Entre vivos y plebeyos’ as Piarta. He has also produced and written his own show and has performed a number of stand-up comedies.
Gabriel Iglesias is one of the most renowned stand-up comedians in the world. From losing above 100 pounds to lending his voice in several critically acclaimed films, he has made a lot of fans in his career. He has inspired many on how to live a healthy life and get successful in various endeavours.